SB 548 – Court Employees – CalPERS Cleanup

Summary: Provides a permissive option for interested courts and the counties to establish a separate CalPERS contract for the court employees. Over 20 years ago, Superior courts were separated from counties and became appendages of the state. Although court employees are not paid by the county but by the Superior Court, they are still factored in the total pension liability figures for counties.

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Video: Assemblyman Joe Patterson presents SB 548 on the Assembly Floor (9/11/2023)

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